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  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) applauded a recent announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that it completed the first phase of the rock removal process ahead of schedule on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill. “I’m pleased the Corps has heeded my calls and continues to take positive steps in the rock removal […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The River Waveney dredging program is set to take place between April and October 2019, the UK’s Broads Authority announces.  The river is popular with Broads users due to its deep navigable channels, but sediment does accrete in places and requires dredging to maintain waterway specifications, said the authority. Commenting the latest news, Broads Authority […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works resumed at Indiana Harbor June 4, 2018, and will continue through fall 2018, a continuation of the dredging that began in September 2017 and stopped November 2017 for the winter season, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District. The contractors, a joint venture with Kokosing Construction Company, Ohio and O’Brien and Gere, Illinois, […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Contractors are dredging navigation channels near the town of Wachapreague. Cottrell Contracting Corporation’s dredge Marion began dredging Bradford Bay August 10 and is working its way northwest into Finney Creek and finally into Wachapreague Channel. The channels, which provide tourism and commerce to Wachapreague and navigation abilities to the U.S. Coast Guard, have naturally silted […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has issued certification allowing maintenance dredging of the Fairport Harbor federal navigation channel in the central basin of Lake Erie and the navigable channel of the Grand River. The project will allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge 250,000 cubic yards of sediment from Fairport Harbor in 8,300 […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The European Marine Strategy Framework Directive requires that each Member State organizes a public consultation procedure related to the implementation of the Directive to ensure that all interested parties are given early and effective opportunities to participate. By 15 July 2012 the Member States (MS) have to carry out and submit to the Commission: – […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on its draft feasibility report and Environmental Assessment on making modifications to Brunswick harbor to increase transportation efficiencies and reduce costs. “This deep draft navigation feasibility study will analyze alternatives for navigation improvements to Brunswick Harbor,” according to the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. to review potential effects to the Coos Bay Federal Navigation Channel. The Portland District will review Jordan Cove Energy Project L.P.’s proposed request to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable, after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a service-disabled veteran-owned small business contract to Babcock Construction Company in the amount of $843,000 to conduct levee raising on Placement Area 2 at the Port of Victoria, located in Calhoun and Victoria counties, Texas. The contractor is expected to begin work in July to raise […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of the temporary closure of the Kananook Boat Ramp and of a reduced depth at the Kananook Creek entrance. Upgrade works to the public boat ramp are expected to be completed by 1 September 2013. Dredging of the creek entrance will recommence on the 26 August 2013 (weather dependant). The boat ramp […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations at Port Hamble Marina commenced yesterday. The expected completion date for these works is 31 January 2013, but this will be dependant on the weather. All vessels involved will display the appropriate lights and shapes as required by the International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea. River users are […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works at the Tankerton jetty and channel are scheduled to take place from 25 July to 16 August 2016, weather permitting. According to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners, these dredging operations will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. The material dredged during this project will be deposited for beach renourishment directly […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Western Dredging Association yesterday announced that it is accepting applications for the 2017 WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards. These awards will be presented on June 28, 2017, during the WEDA Dredging Summit and Exposition in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The objective of the awards is to recognize projects for their outstanding contribution to meeting the goals […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Victorian Regional Channels Authority has announced that the Werribee River maintenance dredging program commenced, and will last until 22 July 2013. Dredging works in the area of the Werribee River will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge, with spoil disposal to be pumped through a discharge pipe to the adjacent foreshore area north […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Friday, a bipartisan coalition led by Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) continued to push the federal government to properly maintain ports, harbors and waterways to their authorized width and depth within the Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). In the omnibus funding measure that passed in January, the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 includes more than $79 million in federal funds for studies, construction, and the operation and maintenance of civil works projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. “Our missions, like flood risk management, environmental restoration and navigation, allow us to focus our efforts on developing […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the most critical rock removal work on the Mississippi River near Thebes, III., has been completed ahead of schedule, providing mariners with additional depth in the navigation channel. “The Corps is especially pleased with the efficient and effective performance of the rock removal effort, which deepened the navigation channel by two […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The government will soon procure two cutter suction dredgers to carry out regular dredging at Pashur Channel to improve the navigability of the Pashur River, Mongla. “One of the two dredgers is expected to reach by October next,” Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan told Parliament responding to a starred question of Noni Gopal Mondal. He said […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, will begin the Vicksburg Harbor dredging scheme on November 3, 2014. The District recently announced the award of a contract to dredge on the Mississippi River for $4.4 M to Weeks Marine, Inc., of Covington, Louisiana. The work consists of furnishing, delivering and operating one cutterhead, […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is working on a project to dredge the federal navigation channels of the Sandusky Harbor in order to maintain sufficient depth for deep-draft vessels. According to the Corps, dredging in 2018 will be conducted within the Bay Channel, Turning Basin, and upper portion of the Straight Channel. “The […]

  • 24 May 2012

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, intends to solicit for navigation channel dredging and construction of an offloading platform at Duluth Superior Harbor, Minnesota. This project consists of dredging in the Duluth-Superior Harbor federal navigation channel and constructing an offloading platform in the Erie Pier Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) in Duluth, MN. These […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Andy Harris, Representing the First District of Maryland, will visit two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects around Smith Island on Saturday, April 7. The projects, currently underway, entail the construction of two jetties to improve navigation at Rhodes Point and dredging the Big Thorofare and Twitch Cove federal channels. These development programs, conducted in coordination […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Brian Babin has released the following statement after the announcement by the Trump Administration that the Cedar Bayou Navigation District’s Channel Improvement Project has been allocated $32.125 million in the Army Corps Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. These funds will be used to complete the dredging of Cedar Bayou in order to aid […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Navigational dredging within Oceanside Harbor continued this week with the contractor, CJW Construction, reporting having removed approximately 9,500 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from August 25 through 31.  Since operations began on June 6, CJW reports having dredged roughly 152,400 cubic yards of the 260,000 cubic yards designated for removal. Dredging operations will […]

  • 1 August 2013

    United States Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that, after his push, the U.S. Coast Guard will replace the main navigational light tower at the end of the rocky jetty at Jones Inlet that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in a highly expedited fashion. Originally, the Army Corps and Coast Guard hadn’t been slated to […]